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How Often Should I Service My Clock?

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Your clock can last a long time, but only if you provide the proper care and service when needed. Whatever type of clock you have, you will need to oil and clean your clock periodically to ensure it functions at its best. If you’ve never serviced a clock before and are unsure of how often it needs to be maintained, don’t fret! These quick tips will help you understand what to do.   Oiling Your Clock To keep your clock in good condition you will need to oil your clock’s working parts. Most clocks should be oiled every two to...

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Easy Troubleshooting Guide for Your Cuckoo Clock

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  Cuckoo clocks are beautiful yet sensitive and delicate machines. At Frankenmuth Clock Company, we appreciate the joys that owning a cuckoo clock can bring, and as a result, have come up with a brief troubleshooting guide to provide easy solutions to many problems that may pop up as time goes on.   If the Clock Won’t Function Out-of-Box or After a Repair Pay close attention to the way the clock has been packaged, and be sure to remove any packing material from around the housing. Specifically, be sure to remove the bellow clips (usually two bright orange clips) and...

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Best Batteries for Your Battery-Operated Clock

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When choosing the proper batteries for your clock, please consider the following information. There are many brands of alkaline batteries available on the market today, but there are several brands out there that just don’t perform well in clocks. We recommend using Rayovac or Duracell brand batteries in your battery operated clock. Other brands, such as Energizer, have extra plastic coating on the negative end of the battery, which can cause clocks to malfunction or not work properly at all. We also recommend staying away from “off-brand” or other inexpensive “store brand” batteries, as sometimes these do not have enough...

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Clock Maintenance 101: Best Practices

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Clocks are a classic and staple décor piece in many homes. But they can also be expensive and delicate, so it’s important to handle them with adequate care if you want them to remain as your trusted timepiece for years to come. Read on to learn how to take proper care of your clock, with some of these maintenance 101 tips. Listen to your clock This is one of the best ways to keep track of how well your clock is functioning. If you notice that the sounding tick is uneven, then it could require some attention. You can try...

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How to Safely Secure Wall-Mounted Clocks

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So you finally found the perfect big statement clock to place in your home to keep you on track and in style with classic home décor trends. But how do you mount it to the wall? It’s not really something many of us think about until, well, we have to.

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